Bronze is the perfect in-between hue, no matter your natural hair color—whether you're a blonde going darker or a brunette trying to lighten up a little, you're guaranteed to win the gold with a little bronze. (Sorry, we had to.)
Below, find 30 reasons to go bronze.
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Maintenance Level: Since bronze-colored highlights require less lifting than true-blonde highlights, grow-out is fairly soft. You can go as long as 3-4 months between appointments, depending on your base color and how fast your hair grows.
Goes Great With: Gold lids, bronzed cheeks
Similar Shades: Caramel hair
Price: $150-$350, depending on whether you go for full or partial bronze highlights.
If you're a braid-lover, consider micro-twists in a lighter hue (like this honey-bronze). Get all our braid tips right here.
Feeling subtle? Warm up raven-hued curls with just a sprinkle of bronze highlights throughout. (Also, if you're getting volume envy from this pic, find our best volume-boosting tips for curly hair here.)
They're not easy to execute properly, but when they are, we love a short blunt-bang moment. Combine 'em with a dark-to-light bronze balayage for maximum impact.
Give a layered, piecey bob a fresh update with a warm bronze balayage. (Get our tips for hair this touchable here.)
We're always a sucker for shag cuts, and this one is made even more perfect thanks to some subtle bronze highlights throughout.
If you're feeling bold, go for an allover bronze hue. This one's a super-subtle balayage with a stunning silky finish—and those blunt bangs are everything. (Find our best tips for smooth, silky hair here.)